Archive for the ‘Business’ category

Meet the bears predicting stock market doom

October 20th, 2017

Meet the bears predicting stock market doom
It’s a lonely time to be a bear.
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Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

Judge rejects Martin Shkreli's request to release his bail

October 20th, 2017

Judge rejects Martin Shkreli's request to release his bail
Martin Shkreli cannot have back his $5 million bail, even though he’s in jail.
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Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

After Ikea Dresser Recall, Another Toddler Reportedly Died In Tip-Over

October 20th, 2017

After Ikea Dresser Recall, Another Toddler Reportedly Died In Tip-Over
Two recalled Ikea dressers are displayed during a Consumer Product Safety Commission news conference in 2016. Since the recall was announced, at least one more toddler has been crushed to death by a falling dresser.

Last June Ikea recalled millions of dressers over the risk of tip-over accidents. But the parents of Jozef Dudek, who was crushed by a Malm dresser this May, were not aware of the recall, lawyers say.

(Image credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP)


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Business : NPR

California Wildfires Leave Seasonal Agricultural Workers In Limbo

October 20th, 2017

California Wildfires Leave Seasonal Agricultural Workers In Limbo
Luis Guerrero fills barrels with crushed grapes at Valley of the Moon winery in Sonoma, Calif., Oct 16, 2017. Guerrero says he

The devastating wildfires in Northern California and killed scores of people and left thousands homeless. They’ve also left many seasonal agricultural workers without jobs or income.

(Image credit: Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED)


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Business : NPR

What You Need To Know About The Honest Ads Act

October 20th, 2017

What You Need To Know About The Honest Ads Act

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks to Democratic Sen. Mark Warner about the Honest Ads Act, a proposal to regulate online political advertising the same way as television, radio and print.


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Business : NPR

Amazon's Second Headquarters: Cities Make Their Final Pitches

October 20th, 2017

Amazon's Second Headquarters: Cities Make Their Final Pitches

Cities across the U.S. and Canada will be making their final pitches Thursday to Amazon – begging for a chance to become the new second headquarters. The prize winner will get 50,000 high-paying jobs.


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Business : NPR

California Fires Spare Most Vineyards, But Marijuana Crops Go Up In Smoke

October 20th, 2017

California Fires Spare Most Vineyards, But Marijuana Crops Go Up In Smoke
A handmade sign is seen attached to the Napa Valley welcome sign on Oct. 16, 2017 in Oakville, Calif. At least 40 people are confirmed dead, dozens are still missing, and at least 5,700 buildings have been destroyed since wildfires broke out a week ago.

At least 30 marijuana farms in Northern California have suffered significant crop losses, while only a handful of vineyards in the Napa Valley experienced significant property loss.

(Image credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)


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Business : NPR

AIA Group's new business climbs 20 pct helped by China, Hong Kong – Nasdaq

October 20th, 2017

AIA Group's new business climbs 20 pct helped by China, Hong Kong – Nasdaq


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AIA Group’s new business climbs 20 pct helped by China, Hong Kong
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Oct 20 (Reuters) – AIA Group Ltd, the world’s third-largest life insurer by market value, clocked a 20 percent increase in new business in the third quarter aided by strong sales in its main markets of China and Hong Kong. China and Hong Kong together …
AIA’s Quarterly New Business Value Rises 20%, Meeting EstimatesBloomberg
AIA Group Q3 new business jumps 20%Financial Times
AIA Group June-August Value of New Business Up 20% to US$824 MillionFox Business
The Straits Times –Reuters
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“new business” – Google News

The 30th Anniversary Of Black Monday: A Day That Made Wall Street Quake

October 19th, 2017

The 30th Anniversary Of Black Monday: A Day That Made Wall Street Quake
Author Diana Henriques says, "people remembered Black Monday as a meaningless event, when in fact, it was probably the most revelatory of our crashes."

On Oct. 19, 1987, Wall Street had its single worst trading day ever. Even after three decades, Black Monday still marks the biggest one-day crash, and its impact continues to reverberate.

(Image credit: Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR)


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Business : NPR

Breakingviews TV: Cooling GE’s jets

October 19th, 2017

Breakingviews TV: Cooling GE’s jets
Rob Cox and Richard Beales preview GE’s forthcoming earnings, the first for new CEO John Flannery, and likely changes ranging from grounding his predecessor’s spare airplane to possible reduced financial targets and dividend cuts.

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Reuters Video: Business